Diss opticians raises money for RNIB

PUBLISHED: 18:42 27 July 2017 | UPDATED: 18:42 27 July 2017

The team at Specsavers Diss who helped raised £288 for the RNIB. Picture: Sophie McGregor

The team at Specsavers Diss who helped raised £288 for the RNIB. Picture: Sophie McGregor


An opticians in a South Norfolk market town has kicked off a fund-raising drive for a national sight loss charity by raising over £280 in one day.

At the end of June the Specsavers branch in Diss, Mere Street hosted a dotty-themed day for the Royal Institute of Blind People (RNIB), to kick off what will be a number of fundraising events.

The dot-themed day was chosen to highlight the importance of braille on behalf of the RNIB, which supports those with sight loss and their loved ones.

The team raised a total of £288 through a bake sale with home-made cakes, competitions and games

In store trainer Sophie McGregor, who helped to organise the day, said: “The RNIB is our champion charity for the year,

‘It was great to see the community come together on the day to donate and go dotty.

“Thanks to all the donations the RNIB will be able to continue their vital work.’

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